Philipp Hergovich’s research extensively covered in MIT review and Austrian Radio Ö1


A recent paper by our PhD candidate Philipp Hergovich is currently gaining a lot of media attention. The joint project with Josue Ortega, Phd, from the University of Essex, studies the mechanism of Online Dating in a Network structure. The authors show that already small chances of meeting people from a formerly segregated group, can cause relatively fast social integration. The paper is featured at influential online blogs like MIT Review and Marginal Revolution and Financial Times, but has also been discussed on Austrian Radio Ö1.

The full version of the paper is available on